News Archive

CREDC researchers develop methods to analyze cyber resilience of power systems

05/11/2017 - 2:16am   The goal is to assist power utilities in establishing baseline resilience metrics for bulk power systems (BPS), such as power plants or large substations, which are responsible for generating and transmitting energy.

CIRI researchers develop risk-assessment tool for cyberinsurance market

04/27/2017 - 8:14am   The new tool can be applied to many fields, particularly the ballooning $2.75 billion cyberinsurance market.

CyberSAGE aids in security assessment of critical infrastructure systems

04/24/2017 - 4:31am   The tool allows security analysts to make practical and informed decisions about the security of their critical infrastructure system, such as a smart power grid.

Newly developed security mechanism aims to guard existing real-time systems against cyberattacks

04/12/2017 - 4:45am   This work, led by PhD student Monowar Hasan and ITI research assistant professor Sibin Mohan, won Best Paper Award at the 2016 Real-Time Systems Symposium.

Valdes receives two grants to improve resiliency in energy systems

03/31/2017 - 4:52am   With two grants totaling $1.7 million, an ITI team will develop tools and mechanisms to combat threats to our nation's energy systems.

Gao gains College of Engineering honor for GPS research

03/28/2017 - 9:00am   Aerospace Engineering Assistant Prof. Grace Gao has been selected for the College of Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, an honor bestowed on only a handful of the college's assistant professors each year.

New board game helps K-12 students learn about nation's pipeline network

03/27/2017 - 4:25am   Sebestik's team has created a board game to help the public – K-12 students in particular – better understand America's pipeline system. The game "helps demonstrate the connection between physical infrastructure and the cyber networks that help run them."

CIRI announces 13 new projects

02/23/2017 - 3:21am   The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) has announce 13 newly funded projects that aim to create more secure and resilient critical infrastructure.

Illinois Lt. Governor Sanguinetti visits ITI power grid testbed

02/22/2017 - 4:38am   Illinois Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti visited the Information Trust Institute on Tuesday, February 21, to discuss our work in power grid security.

Advanced robotic bat's flight characteristics simulates the real thing

02/07/2017 - 10:11am   Engineers, including ITI's Seth Hutchinson, create a demonstration of self-contained autonomous flight by mimicking morphological properties of flexible bat wings.

Hovakimyan named AIAA Fellow

01/30/2017 - 4:24am   CSL Professor Naira Hovakimyan was recently named a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AAIA).

CSL team receives $500,000 grant to improve wind turbine efficiency

01/06/2017 - 5:44am   The team will investigate the dynamics of large network systems under uncertainties or unpredictable behavior.

Aerial imaging technology provides diagnostic tool for agriculture

12/19/2016 - 5:21am   ITI's Naira Hovakimyan has created a startup using deep neural network research for agriculture imaging.

Bhamidipati won best presentation award on improving power grid security and reliability through GPS timing

11/22/2016 - 5:22am   Graduate students Sriramya Bhamidipati, Yuting Ng and ITI Professor Grace Gao have developed a GPS system to strengthen power grid security.

Illinois students win 2nd best paper award at NAPS

11/08/2016 - 4:24am   The paper examined optimizing and securing the operations of microgrids.

Veriflow Wins Barclays 2016 Open Innovation Challenge Award

10/26/2016 - 9:02am   ITI faculty Brighten Godfrey and Matt Caesar helped co-found the company, which develops software that helps eliminate network outages and vulnerabilities.

Huang Symposium celebrates illustrious career of longtime faculty member

09/30/2016 - 6:00pm   The Huang Symposium on Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016 honored Thomas Huang, an ITI researcher.

Sanders recognized twice at International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks

09/27/2016 - 8:18am   ITI's Bill Sanders, Uttam Thakore, and Gabe Weaver won the Best Paper Award, and Sanders received the 2016 IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Award at this year's International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN).

Beck, Salapaka work to simplify dynamic graphs

09/20/2016 - 5:30am   Through a three-year, $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, ITI's Carolyn Beck and CSL's Srinivasa Salapaka are developing algorithms to simplify and facilitate analysis of these large networks.

Multi-university project to build more robust and secure manufacturing systems

09/07/2016 - 9:46am   ITI's Sibin Mohan will lead efforts of high-fidelity modeling of the system at the University of Illinois.